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  • Analysts say Sun might cut up to 8,000 jobs

    Sun Microsystems might lay off up to 8,000 people later this week after it reports earnings, analysts at Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc. and Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. LLC reported.

    16 Oct. 02 12:06 Written by Gretel Johnston
  • IBM, GoAmerica integrating wireless access software

    IBM and wireless data software and services provider GoAmerica Inc. are working on a combined product integrating IBM's WebSphere Everyplace Access (WEA) software with GoAmerica's Go.Web OnPrem technology, the companies said Tuesday.

    16 Oct. 02 12:00 Written by Stacy Cowley
  • Opera shrinks Web pages for handhelds

    Opera Software ASA has developed a new Web browser that it claims brings the full World Wide Web to the small screens of handheld devices.

    16 Oct. 02 11:58 Written by Joris Evers
  • Unisys Q3 net income up; revenues off slightly

    IT hardware and services vendor Unisys today reported lower revenues for its third quarter compared with a year ago but said its net income increased almost 300 percent.

    16 Oct. 02 11:54 Written by Todd R. Weiss
  • Agere, Infineon form WLAN chip alliance

    Agere Systems and Infineon Technologies AG announced Tuesday a broad alliance to jointly develop chips for multimode WLAN (wireless LAN) products based on the 802.11a, b and g standards.

    16 Oct. 02 11:47 Written by John Blau
  • IDF - Nehalem 'out in the future,' Intel says

    A senior Intel executive confirmed Tuesday that the company is working on a project code-named Nehalem but would not comment on details of the project or whether the code name refers to a successor for the company's Pentium 4 processor.

    16 Oct. 02 11:46 Written by Sumner Lemon
  • IDF - Intel begins sample production of Manitoba chip

    Intel has begun producing samples of a chip, codenamed Manitoba, which incorporates an Xscale processor core, a digital signal processor (DSP) and flash memory on a single piece of silicon, said Ron Smith, senior vice president and general manager of the company's Wireless Computing and Communications Group, in a speech to hardware makers here at the Intel Developer Forum.

    16 Oct. 02 11:40 Written by Sumner Lemon
  • New software aims to breathe life into AOL

    America Online (AOL) rolled out what the company touts as its most important product release, taking the wraps off its much- anticipated AOL 8.0 Internet access software on Tuesday, boasting more than 100 new features.

    16 Oct. 02 11:33 Written by Scarlet Pruitt
  • Telstra rebundles portals

    Telstra is revamping its main dial-up portal to incorporate bundled services.

    16 Oct. 02 11:31 Written by Sandra Rossi
  • Netegrity minding the Web services security store

    Netegrity will announce on Tuesday that it is releasing TransactionMinder, its new policy-based authentication and management product that ensures only authorized applications or parties can access Web services and keeps track of any access attempts.

    16 Oct. 02 11:21 Written by Brian Fonseca
  • Network Associates opens consulting group

    Network security company Network Associates (NAI) has created a new professional services group to offer consulting and educational services to its customers, the company said Tuesday.

    16 Oct. 02 10:39 Written by Paul Roberts
  • Analysts size up the Linux market

    At the Gartner Symposium/ITXpo last week, analysts put forth some positive, but cautious predictions on how Linux will perform in the enterprise market over the next several quarters.

    16 Oct. 02 10:11 Written by Phil Hochmuth
  • BI brethren bolster wares

    Informatica Corp., Information Builders Inc., and Business Objects SA are furthering the scope of their products capabilities with new products coming this week and next.

    16 Oct. 02 08:22 Written by Heather Harreld
  • Compuware IM monitoring tools available

    Compuware Corp. in Farmington Hills, Mich., today announced a set of improvements to its NetworkVantage application performance management tools, including the ability to monitor who's using instant messaging applications and how much Web traffic they generate.

    15 Oct. 02 14:33 Written by Matt Hamblen
  • Longhorn ship date muddled

    Shipping dates for the next major Windows release, code-named Longhorn, have fueled speculation that Microsoft Corp. may be plotting an interim release.

    15 Oct. 02 14:26 Written by Carol Sliwa
  • Antispammer maintains fight after court victory

    An antispam activist has vowed to continue to publish the details of spammers in Australia, and their ISPs, after the District Court of Western Australia dismissed a lawsuit against him for allegedly providing the IP address of a marketing firm to an antispam Web site.

    15 Oct. 02 11:28 Written by Steven Deare
  • NZ researchers talk up speech as the killer app

    Anyone who doubts voice-driven computers are the way of the future should talk to Stephen Reed. The Auckland University of Technology masters student is working on a project that will voice-enable handheld PCs so business users will be able to retrieve messages and other information with a voice command.

    15 Oct. 02 10:46 Written by Anthony Doesburg
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